'Stag' party is heading for US and Australia
Published 20/02/2014 | 02:30
The movie, which will be renamed 'Bachelor Weekend' to cater to US audiences, is to be screened as part of the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) in New York this in April.
Producer of 'The Stag' Rebecca O'Flanagan said she was thrilled the film made the TFF cut. "Obviously we're over the moon about going to Tribeca, it's a fantastic festival to be part of and a great confidence boost," she told the Irish Independent.
"They had to change the title so American audiences would understand what it was about. A 'stag do' doesn't have the same meaning in the States."
"We are delighted with the reaction and reception the film has received," Ms O'Flanagan said.
"Audiences are responding really well to it."
The film follows a fastidious groom-to-be and his friends as they venture into the wild west of Ireland for an unforgettable stag weekend.
This Sunday, the film will be screened as part of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival's closing gala.
Most of the cast, including Scott, Brian Gleeson and 'Chocolat' star Hugh O'Conor will attend the screening.
"It's the first time playing to an Irish audience so we're feeling a bit nervous and a bit excited," Ms O'Flanagan said. "I'm sure they will get more of the Irish nuances than international audiences."